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May 25, 2016

Complexity of the Brain (NOVA)

“Once we understand what may be the factors that contribute to these changes, then it may be possible to start understanding how to address them from a therapeutic point of view.” – Dr. Sabina Berretta

May 22, 2016

Is Binge Eating a Psychiatric Disorder? (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)

“Generally, the landscape has changed from a climate of wondering whether this unusual pattern of eating was a valid mental disorder to a discussion of how to best understand the causes of and develop treatments for this common and impairing condition.” – Dr. James Hudson

Apr 27, 2016

Uncovering the Mysteries of Marijuana

With a drive to better understand the effects of medical marijuana, in 2014, Staci Gruber, PhD, launched a landmark new program known as the Marijuana Investigations for Neuroscientific Discovery (MIND) program. Made possible thanks to an initial...

Apr 27, 2016

Psychiatrists without Borders: Collaborating Across Cultures

Language barriers and cultural differences had little effect as McLean Hospital/Harvard Medical School scientists and their colleagues from the Chinese Society of Psychiatry convened in early October to launch the first conference of the McLean...

Apr 27, 2016

A Passion for Science and Collaboration

Standing well over six feet tall, with a hearty smile and disarming laugh, Kerry J. Ressler, MD, PhD, commands a room as he talks about his vision for advancing translational research to improve the health and well-being of patients, particularly in...